The company was founded by Mr. Adolf Heusser, producing machinery and apparatus. 22 people were employed.
The first current collector (pantograph) was delivered.
Mr. Otto Jutzi acquired the company. Specialization for railway application was urged under his management in the 1940's.
Mr. Fritz Richard takes over the prosperous company which led to further growth thanks to far-sighted planning. In this period, besides railway products, fittings and apparatus for the gas technology, vehicles and devices for internal transport plus custom-made machine components were produced.
Transformation of the firm into a shareholder company.
Richard AG celebrates a 100 year anniversary. Certification according to ISO 9001 with leading welding technologies according to DIN EN 15085.
The company positions itself in the market sector of railway rolling stock vehicles.
Today we are a typical medium sized swis company with 85 employees. We are well estabished in the railway business and Machine and apparatus-construcion. Our goal is to establish our coustomers wishes with flexibility and quality in a way, that sets us apart from our competition.
Richard AG is 100% family-owned.
In 2016 Richard AG celebrates 110 years of successfull operating.